Sault Tribe
  • - Government - Human Resources
  • Sault Ste. Marie, MI, USA
  • Year Round - Full Time

The Human Resources Manager-Administration is responsible for overseeing and supporting the Tribe's compensation system and structure, Human Resources Information System, electronic and physical files, FMLA administration, and general administrative aspects of the Human Resources Department for the Sault Tribe.  The incumbent in this position also oversees the performance management and evaluation system, and 360 degree evaluations.    


ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: (includes, but is not limited to, the following)


  • Oversees the development      and implementation of staffing plans and career paths for Tribal      government and enterprise employees.
  • Oversees the performance      management and employee evaluation process, to include annual performance      evaluations, and 360-degree assessments for key leaders.
  • Oversees the      administration of FMLA and monitoring the status of employees on FMLA      leave.
  • Oversees the Tribe's      compensation structure and wage administration program, to include job      analysis within organizational and supervisory reporting structures, and      job evaluation of internally equitable and market based compensation      ranges.
  • Assists Department      Directors and Managers in appropriately slotting current and potential      employees within their salary range, based on education, experience, job      knowledge, capability, and performance.
  • Analyzes and modifies      compensation policies and procedures to establish competitive programs,      evaluate potential incentive or merit pay arrangements, and comply with      legal requirements.
  • Collaborates with      Directors and Managers to identify staffing needs and optimal      organizational and reporting structure.      
  • Oversees the      administration, customization, and utilization of the Human Resources      Information System (HRIS), to include maximizing utilization of the      system, and establishing effective interfaces and collaboration between      Departments utilizing the HRIS. 
  • Oversees the development      and maintenance of all position descriptions for existing, new, and future      job positions.
  • Ensures job positions are      classified correctly, based on appropriate regulatory guidelines. 
  • Oversees Human Resources      records management, to include data and electronic files. 
  • Plans, directs, supervises      and coordinates work activities of team members related to the Human      Resources Information System, compensation administration, records      management, and other Human Resources administrative areas; provides      oversight regarding team member performance, development, and      effectiveness.
  • Ensures personnel files      are maintained per company policy and applicable laws.
  • Oversees all local, State      and Federal workforce regulatory, compliance, and reporting requirements      pertaining to compensation and job classification.
  • In performance of their      respective tasks and duties all employees of Sault Ste. Marie Tribe of      Chippewa Indians are expected to conform to the following:
    • Uphold all principles of       confidentiality to the fullest extent.
    • Adhere to all       professional and ethical behavior standards of the Sault Ste. Marie       Tribe.
    • Interact in an honest,       trustworthy and dependable manner with patients, employees, visitors and       vendors.
    • Comply with Sault Ste.       Marie Tribe of Chippewa Indians policies and procedures.


ADDITIONAL RESPONSIBILITIES: (includes, but is not limited to, the following)


  • All other job related duties as assigned.





Immediate peers, peers in other departments, immediate supervisor/manager, managers in other departments, customers, Executives, Board of Directors, and outside vendor/service providers.




The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the primary functions of this job. Normal office conditions exist, and the noise level in the work environment can vary from low to moderate. Limited overnight travel may be required from time to time. The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the primary functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee may be required to frequently stand, walk, sit, bend, twist, talk, hear and perform repetitive motions. There may be prolonged periods of sitting, keyboarding, reading, as well as driving or riding in transport vehicles. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include reading, distance, computer, and color vision. Talking and hearing are essential to communicate with the community, visitors, employees, and vendors. There are a number of deadlines associated with this position. The employee must be able to handle frequent interruptions, and must also multi-task and interact with a wider variety of people on various and, at times, frequently complicated issues.




Education:  Bachelor of Arts or Science Degree majoring in Human Resources, Business, Education, Hospitality, or Social Sciences (or equivalent related degree), with an emphasis on Human Resource Management or Organizational Development.


Experience: Eight years' experience working in the Human Resource field required. Five years of supervisory experience required.


Certification/License: SHRM-SCP (Society for Human Resources Management Senior Certified Professional) preferred. THRP (Tribal Human Resources Professional) preferred. Must have a valid driver's license and be insurable by the Sault Tribe Insurance Department. Must comply with annual driver's license review and insurability standards with the Sault Tribe Insurance Department. Will be required to complete and pass pre-employment drug testing.


Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Experience and strong understanding of Human Resources Information Systems, to include integration between different functional areas, and related processes. Strong knowledge of laws, legal codes, court procedures, precedents, governmental regulations, executive orders, and agency rules in relation to wage administration and job classification. Superior written and verbal communications skills to handle sensitive and confidential situations provide guidance, and documentation. Competent knowledge of organizational development with excellent analytic skills. Excellent leadership skills. Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Ability to communicate with the public and possess strong interpersonal skills and present a professional demeanor in all interactions. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with staff, vendors and the community. Ability to operate general office equipment. Strong computer background with skills and proficiency in Microsoft Word and Excel. Accountable, dependable, reliable, and customer-oriented. Ability to make use of time in an efficient and productive manner. Native American preferred.


REMUNERTION:               Negotiable

This position has been closed and is no longer available.
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